‘Mean Girls: The Musical” Has Found Its Cast
Regina George and the gang have been found, as the official cast of the Mean Girls musical has been solidified.
The musical will debut at the National Theatre in Washington D.C. on Oct. 31. The show will feature music by Jeff Richmond and lyrics by Nell Benjamin.
Erika Henningsen has been cast in the leading role, as the sheltered Cady Heron. Regina George will be played by Taylor Louderman, Gretchen Wieners by Ashley Park, and the role of Karen Smith ill be portrayed by Kate Rockwell.
All four ladies come from a musical background. Henningsen recently starred in Les Miserables; Louderman is currently starring in Kinky Boots and was also in NBC’s Peter Pan Live!; Park participated in the recent revival of The King and I; meanwhile Rockwell performed in Rock of Ages, Legally Blonde, and Hair.
Following the end of the show’s limited engagement on Dec. 3, there are hopes to bring it to Broadway.